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Police Warn Of Home Heating Oil Thefts In Downpatrick

There has been an increase in the theft of home heating oil recently. Downpatrick police have reported that they have had incidents in the Downpatrick area. A few tips to make your oil tank more secure: *  Check your heating oil regularly. *  Buy a device on the market for…

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Two Arrested In Ardglass On Suspicion Of Oil Theft

Police arrested two teenagers on suspicion of theft and recovered a number of twenty litre drums containing oil in the Ardglass area. Just before midnight on Thursday 1 May, police received a report of two people in a vehicle acting suspiciously in the area. Police responded to the report and…

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Police Warn Of Oil Thieves Across The Down Area

Police in C District are advising both householders and business owners to be vigilant against oil theft following a number of reports of thefts in the Down area recently. A spokesperson said: “As an expensive commodity, heating oil is very attractive to thieves. It therefore makes good economic sense for…

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Get Slick and Prevent Oil Theft in Down

OFTEC, which represents the domestic oil heating and cooking industry in Northern Ireland, has issued advice to homeowners to help prevent oil theft. OFTEC’s advice follows a warning from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) highlighting the problem after a series of incidents in recent weeks. The leading trade…

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10 Top Tips To Beat the Oil Thieves

POLICE  in Down are reminding local people to take steps to protect themselves against oil theft given the increase in this crime in recent years. A spoekesperson for the PSNI said: “As we approach the autumn and winter months and with the price of crude oil rising, fuel oil tanks…

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